Augusta, ME - Paul Miller Jr., 59, died on January 14, 2019 at Maine General Hospital Augusta. He was born on November 1, 1959 to Paul Morrison Miller Sr. and Marjorie A (Levier) Childs, both of Portland ME.
Paul was self-employed as a handyman and could fix anything, he enjoyed working on cars and electronics. He was also employed at Harvey’s T.V for twenty years in Portland. He took good care of his mother; making sure she was able to get everywhere she desired or needed to go, such as the beauty shop and other shopping adventures.
Paul enjoyed gambling, bingo and Country Music and we must mention his love for the talents of Elvis Presley; he also enjoyed old movies and singing. His favorite pass time was spending time with his family, especially his mother. Paul would help anyone and make friends easily; he has helped so many and touched so many lives, everyone he met just fell in love with him.
He is survived by his Mother Marjorie Childs the love of his life Betty Willett; His brothers, Jay Miller, Jeff Miller, Scott Miller ,Donny Miller and Steven Beaupre. Paul also leaves his sisters Pam Miller, Cheryl Miller, Donna Miller, Sharon Tanguay, Tammy Lapointe and Julie Miller.
There are no services planned at this time for Paul.
Scarborough, ME - James C. Emery, 68, passed away after a long illness on Dec 31, 2018.
He was born in Portland on August 18, 1950 to Donald & Sonia Emery. He was a graduate of Scarborough High School and the New Brunswick Bible Institute, Woodstock, NB, Canada.
He was employed for many years first at Snow’s Canning and then Barber Foods before driving local delivery for Advance Auto Parts. Some may have known him for his times working at Sandy Cove Bible Camp in New Brunswick, Canada. Church was very important to him; he was very active in his church until health issues sadly made it no longer possible.
‘Jim’, as he was more often called, had a very outgoing personality and a heart of gold. His interest in a variety of topics guaranteed enjoyable engaging conversations. The neighborhood elderly ladies could count on him for kind deeds or caring assistance. James was an avid sports fan who enthusiastically supported Scarborough school sports and all New England’s professional teams.
James' light and love will be greatly missed by his wife Gayle Kervin Emery, previously of Moncton, NB Canada, his son Seth Emery of Scarborough, brother Raymond Emery and wife Marie, sisters Patricia Emery and Tris Tirol. He is predeceased by his parents and his brother Franklin Emery.
A very special thank you to the CNAs and RNs on R7 at the Maine Medical Center who were particularly caring and thoughtful to both James and the family.
There will be no services as per his request. You are invited to join the family for an open house to celebrate his life on Saturday, January 26th between 1-3 pm at his sister Patricia’s home on 18 Church St, Scarborough.
Those who wish may make gifts ‘In Memory of James Emery’ to Project GRACE, Neighbors Helping Neighbors, PO Box 6846, Scarborough, ME, 04070. Phone: 207-883-5111.
North Yarmouth, ME – Nancy Lee (Coffin) LaMarque, 63, of North Yarmouth passed away at her home on Monday, December 17, 2018. She was the wife of James T. LaMarque.
She was born on January 4, 1955 in Houlton, ME a daughter of the late Theodore and Margaret Coffin. Nancy grew up on Presque Isle, attending local area schools and graduated from Presque Isle High School. Following high school, she attended and graduated from UMPG with a BA in Theatre.
Nancy held various jobs in the Landscaping industry. She was also very involved with English Springer Spaniel rescue and rehoming.
Besides her husband Jim, she is survived by her sister Lucinda “Cindy” Coffin of Westboro, MA.
Services will be private and held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory can be made to:
ESSBARC (English Springer Spaniel rescue and rehoming)
P. O. Box 256
Yarmouth, ME 04096
Standish, ME - Charles Donatello Aceto, 78, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family, late on the evening of January 2, 2019 at his home in Standish.
In addition to his many beloved friends, Charlie leaves behind six loving children, including five daughters; Jean Fahey of Lovell, ME, Lisa Duffey of Rochester, NH, Nicole Harper of Meredith, NH, Maria Candage of Salt Lake City, UT, and Lucia Aceto-Babbitt of Windham, ME, and one son, Nick Aceto of Portland, ME. Charlie was an affable, dear friend to many and proud son of an Italian Immigrant mother and father, Thomas Aceto and Hilda Breggia of Portland who emigrated from Lettomanopello, Italy near the turn of the 20th century.
Charlie spoke lovingly of his time as a child growing up in the neighborhood along Hammond Street in Portland with his mother, father, brother Rocco, and sister Nicola. Charlie married Mary-Jo Ridge on August 3, 1963, moving his family to a home Charlie built in the Deering neighborhood to raise their six children over more than 20 years and where he founded his heating, ventilation, and air conditioning business, C.D. Aceto Company, serving Portland and Greater Portland proudly for more than 30 years.
Charlie was a deeply passionate, charismatic, hard-working man who loved his family and friends. Charlie leaves six children and 16 grandchildren, predeceased by his sister Nicola Franciose, nee Aceto, and beloved grandson William Duffey.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Peters Catholic Church, 72 Federal Street, Portland on Saturday, January 12, 2019 at 10 a.m. A private burial will be held in the Spring at Calvary Cemetery in South Portland.
Scarborough Maine -Lottie A. Morrow, 97, passed away at the Point Point Nursing home in Scarborough January 1, 2019. Daughter of Simon and Phoebe Beaulieu and was born June 15, 1921 in Ashland, Maine.
Lottie married Hubert Morrow in September of 1943. As newlyweds, they resided in Ashland, Maine then relocated for work in Connecticut before retirement in 1972 and returning to Presque Isle Maine. Lottie was a homemaker and loved cooking and gardening as well as volunteering as a member of Daughters of Isabella at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Presque Isle.
She was a devoted mother, grandmother and was happiest when surrounded by her family and friends at home. She will be greatly missed by many.
Lottie is survived by her children, Hubert Jr and wife Judy of East Hampton CT, Maurice and wife Helen of Jefferson Maine, Robert Morrow of Augusta, Maine, Judy Morrow Guerard of Enfield CT, Mark Morrow of Bangor, Maine, Raymond Morrow and wife Kim of Elberfeld Indiana, Thomas Morrow of Los Angeles, Ca. Lynn Morrow of Scarborough Maine, Marilyn Osborn and Husband Asa of Newark, Ohio, and Claudette Leeman and Husband Robert of Belfast. twenty one Grandchildren and ten Great grandchildren. Several nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her parents, husband Hubert, son Roy, brothers Edmund, Edward, William, Perley, Leonard, Wilfred, Ranie and sisters Lena Burby, Emma Budrow, Angie Paradis and Celia Fulton.
A celebration of her life and burial will be scheduled in the spring at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Parish of the Precious Blood. Interment will be at Fairmount Cemetery, Presque Isle.